If you are like me, you are antsy about the start of the year. You are excited about all that comes with the new school year, but it is exciting to have some idea of what you will be doing when the students return. These learning tools are ideal for the start of the school year for your middle grades students. A perfect novel
ELA Novel Unit Instruction
Novel units can be used in whole class instruction, small groups, and independent reading. They are perfect for measuring reader comprehension while encouraging deeper reflection on characters, setting, and story elements. The posts in this section focus on incorporating novel units in middle grade language arts.
Check out my Top 5 Reasons Novel Units Work!
The 6th graders finished their Hunger Games-based Amusement Parks this week. As we move onto performance-based assessments in the state of Ohio over the next few years, it is important that students are engaged in projects like these. They need to be efficient in reading passages and being able to answer multiple choice and short answer questions. More importantly, they need to be able to